Egypt: 16 killed in firebomb attack at small nightclub

16 people were killed and three others were wounded early Friday when a small nightclub in Cairo was attacked by a firebomb. Police are searching for two young men who have been named as suspects in the attack because they were previously not allowed to enter the nightclub. The Ministry of Interior, in a statement posted on its Facebook page, cited an unnamed official with its Security Information Center who said a preliminary investigation showed the attack happened after a dispute between the nightclub staff and some other people, who then threw Molotov cocktails at the entrance. A video has been posted online of the building burning as onlookers milled outside, unable to help.

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